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Zayni Barakat

by JamaМ„l GhiМ„tМЈaМ„niМ„

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Published by American University in Cairo Press in Cairo .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementGamal al-Ghitani ; translated by Farouk Abdel Wahab ; foreword by Edward Said.
The Physical Object
Pagination240 p. ;
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3390796M
ISBN 109774248724
LC Control Number2004637341

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Title: Zayni Barakat. Catalogue Number: Further Details. Format: BOOK. This book is set in Cairo in the early 16th century, at the time the city was beginning to come under the influence of the Ottoman Empire.

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Zayni Barakat has been one of the most successful contemporary Egyptian novels. First published in the magazine Rose al-Yusif when the author was in his mid-twenties, it came out in book form four years later in This translation, by Farouk Abdel Wahab, was first published by Viking inand then by Penguin in Download: ZAYNI BARAKAT BY GAMAL AL-GHITANI PDF Zayni Barakat By Gamal Al-Ghitani.

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Ghitani was best known for his debut novel, Al-Zaynī Barakāt (; Zayni Barakat, ), a historical parable set in early 16th-century Mamluk Cairo, in which the central character, Zayni Barakat, is a respected government official who eventually joins forces.

Gamal al-Ghitani (–) was an Egyptian novelist, literary editor, political commentator, and public intellectual. He published over a dozen novels, including Zayni Barakat (AUC Press, ) and The Zafarani Files (AUC Press, ), as well as several collections of short stories.

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"In the course of my long travels I have never seen a city sodevastated. After a long time I ventured out into thecold and heavy. Gamal al-Ghitani, (Arabic: جمال الغيطانى ‎, IPA: [ɡæˈmæːl el ɣeˈtˤɑːni]; 9 May – 18 October ) was an Egyptian author of historical and political novels and cultural and political commentaries and was the editor-in-chief of the literary periodical Akhbar Al-Adab ("Cultural News") till Get this from a library!

Zayni Barakat. [Jamāl Ghīṭānī] -- First published inthis novel is set in the early 16th century in the Egypt of the Mamluk dynasty, the warrior caste dominant for over years. The author was a war reporter in the Middle.The numerous narrators, among them a Venetian traveler and several native Muslims, tell the story of the rise to power of the ruthless, enigmatic, and puritanical governor of Cairo, Zayni Barakat ibn Musa, whose control of the corrupt city is effected only through a complicated network of spies and informers.